Articles by Niall Browne

Uncovering Curiosities: Paul Schrader’s THE WALKER

Paul Schrader’s 2007 film, The Walker clearly shows the writer/director exorcising the demons of Exorcist: Dominion, by revisiting similar territory to his earlier film American Gigolo. Schrader delivers a thriller that delves into the darker side [...]

September 27, 2020

Notebook Reviews: THE MINUS MAN

Hampton Fancher – 1999 Based on the novel by Lew McCreary, The Minus Man was directed by Blade Runner screenwriter Hampton Fancher. It’s an odd little thriller where very little actually happens – but that’s not to say it [...]

September 27, 2020

First Images From George Clooney’s THE MIDNIGHT SKY

These are the first images from George Clooney’s The Midnight Sky. Clooney directs the Netflix drama which was adapted by Mark L. Smith, from the Lily Brooks-Dalton book. These don’t give much away, but you know if Clooney’s [...]

September 26, 2020

Uncovering Curiosities: Brian Yuzna’s SOCIETY

Brian Yuzna’s Society plays like a warped episode of Beverly Hills 90210 directed by David Cronenberg. It’s a paranoid body-horror filled with black comedy and gruesome practical effects. It’s icky, creepy and funny yet it lacks any real [...]

September 25, 2020

Notebook Reviews: RUSHMORE

Wes Anderson – 1998 It has the mighty Bill Murray in it, so of course it’s going to be good – but Wes Anderson‘s Rushmore is a fantastic off-beat comedy. It’s anchored by Murray, but Jason Schwartzman is also excellent [...]

September 25, 2020

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